The MSc in Environmental Dynamics and Climate Change course places particular emphasis on recent global and regional environmental and climatic change, the scientific basis and limitations of models and data collection techniques. It combines the international research strengths of staff within the departments of Geography and Biosciences around environmental and climate dynamics (processes and mechanisms involved in stability and change), marine and ecosystem biology, and environmental management and sustainable development. Graduates from this course will have extensive knowledge of the current scientific issues underpinning climatic change and environmental and ecosystem dynamics, and the practical problem solving, ICT, and communication skills required for a successful career in the environmental service industry, regulating bodies or academia.
As a student on the MSc Environmental Dynamics and Climate Change degree you will study compulsory modules in addition to a range of optional modules. Compulsory modules are as follows:
- Climate Change
- Core Science Skills
- Satellite Remote Sensing
- Principles of Environmental Dynamics and Climatic Change
Two Optional Modules from the following selection:
- Modelling Earth Systems
- Environmental Assessment and Management
- Climate Change and Policy
- Programming in Java
- Geographical Information Systems
Followed by a research project in Part Two: Dissertation
Normally a 2:2 degree in an approved subject.
IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or equivalent English test.
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Last updated March 1, 2017